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  • New softball era dawns at McAuley

    At the start of the century, John Moody, with a lot of help from a tenacious and talented shortstop named Dawn Ross, led the Gray-New Gloucester softball team to a pair of Class B state championships. Over a decade has passed, Dawn Ross is now Dawn Armandi, and this spring, the two are tog...

  • Local Nordic ski standouts compete at Eastern championships

    Several local Nordic skiers took part on the Maine team at the recent Eastern High School Championships held at Black Mountain. in Rumford. The Maine Team finished third, competing against top skiers from Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York. Freeport'...

  • Freeport winter stars hailed

    Freeport recently gave out awards to its top high school and middle school winter athletes. At the high school, the boys' varsity basketball team named Thomas Dorsey its Most Valuable Player. The Coach's award went to Josh Weirich. The Booster's Pride and Character award was given to Jacks...

  • Yarmouth AD honored

    Yarmouth athletic director Susan Robbins (left) was named an "Unsung Heroine in Maine Sports" at Friday's Mentoring Women in Sports XII in Augusta. Robbins was hailed as a "visionary leader" and "a pioneer who always focuses on student-athletes. Yarmouth principal Ted Hall said that, "Susan is an...

  • Local hockey team wins state title

    The Casco Bay Hockey Association Peewee Travel Tier I team, featuring players from Forecaster Country, recently won the state championship, rallying from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Bangor Freeze, 4-3, in overtime, and will represent Maine in the national championships in Virginia April 7-11.

  • Celtics fans should keep the faith

    Can the Boston Celtics regain the NBA championship? After improving their record to 23-5 with a Christmas Day victory at Orlando, it seemed possible. Then injuries hit (standouts Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce missing 10 and nine games, respectively) and they lost 19 of their next 37 games....

  • Finding the right golf course for you

    Is there a golf club for you in the Greater Portland area? Definitely. Which club is best depends on the heft of your wallet and personal expectations. With course supply exceeding golfer demand here and most elsewhere in the country, golf is very affordable these days, at least com...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Local gymnasts shine at recent meets Two Portland gymnasts scored top-two all-around finishes in Level 4 at the recent USA Gymnastics-Maine Sectional meet in Westbrook. Ava Gaudet, 7, was first and Sophie Ham, 9, came in second in their respective age groups. The girls ar...

  • Waynflete honors top winter athletes

    After another strong winter sports season, Waynflete School recently honored its top athletes. The girls' basketball squad won 15 games and made it back to the regional final before losing to Madison. Senior standout Morgan Woodhouse, the Bob Butler Award winner and a Miss Maine Basketball...

  • Cape, Scarborough, SP all-stars earn their due

    Local winter sports athletes took fans on a three-month ride of excitement and triumph. As expected, an abundance of Capers, Red Riots and Red Storm have been named to postseason all-star teams. Here's a full accounting: Boys' basketball It was another great sea...